Political and civil unrest

FILE - In this April 27, 2018 file photo, Palestinian protesters hurl stones at Israeli troops during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel. President Donald Trump’s assertion that stones thrown by Latin American protesters at American troops should be treated as “rifles” has sparked debate about the appropriate response to rock throwing crowds -- particularly after Nigerian troops appeared to use his comments as justification for a deadly crackdown on demonstrators over the weekend. From the Gaza Strip to Africa to Europe, security forces have long dealt with stone throwers, albeit in very different ways. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra, File)
November 04, 2018 - 11:40 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — President Donald Trump's recent assertion that U.S. troops should respond to rock-throwing migrants — a hypothetical scenario — as if they were armed has sparked a debate about the appropriate use of force. Nigerian troops swiftly used Trump's comments about the migrants as...
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November 04, 2018 - 9:18 am
YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — Cameroonian authorities have arrested 20 people who were protesting an election they allege was stolen by long-serving President Paul Biya. The protesters claim Maurice Kamto, the flag bearer of the Cameroon Renaissance Movement party, won the Oct. 7 presidential election...
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November 02, 2018 - 8:21 am
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The militant group Hamas says protests along the Gaza-Israel border fence have been scaled down to give diplomatic efforts a chance. Only a few thousand Palestinians rallied at the frontier on Friday. Israeli gunfire wounded seven protesters, health officials said — the...
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Pakistani protesters burn a poster image of Christian woman Asia Bibi, who has spent eight-years on death row accused of blasphemy and acquitted by a Supreme Court, in Hyderabad, Pakistan, Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018. Bibi plans to leave the country, her family said Thursday, as Islamists mounted rallies demanding Bibi be publicly hanged, and also called for the killing of the three judges, including Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, who acquitted Bibi. (AP Photo/Pervez Masih
November 02, 2018 - 6:00 am
ISLAMABAD (AP) — The release of a Christian woman in Pakistan, acquitted eight years after being sentenced to death for blasphemy, was apparently delayed Friday after talks failed between the government and radical Islamists who want her publicly hanged. Islamists held rallies Friday across...
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A Google employee holds a sign reading "Don't be evil" as employees walk off the job in a protest against what they said is the tech company's mishandling of sexual misconduct allegations against executives on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Mae Anderson)
November 01, 2018 - 2:29 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Carrying signs that included a mocking use of the company's original "Don't be evil" motto, thousands of Google employees around the world briefly walked off the job Thursday to protest what they said was the tech giant's mishandling of sexual misconduct allegations against...
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This photo shows signage outside the offices of Google in San Francisco with the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge in the background, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018. Hundreds of Google employees are expected to temporality leave their jobs Thursday morning in a mass walkout protesting the internet company's lenient treatment of executives accused of sexual misconduct. The San Francisco office is one of the offices that the walkout will take place. (AP Photo/Michael Liedtke)
November 01, 2018 - 12:44 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on Google employee walkout (all times local): 12:45 p.m. About 1,000 Google workers in San Francisco have swarmed into a plaza in front of the city's historic Ferry Building. It's part of a worldwide protest employees are staging to complain about Google's handling...
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For a second day, radical Islamists rally to condemn a Supreme Court decision that acquitted Asia Bibi, a Christian woman, who spent eight years on death row accused of blasphemy, in Karachi, Pakistan, Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018. Bibi plans to leave the country, her family said Thursday, as Islamists mounted rallies demanding Bibi be publicly hanged. The Islamists also called for the killing of the three judges, including Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, who acquitted Bibi. (AP Photo/Fareed Khan)
November 01, 2018 - 6:35 am
ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Christian woman acquitted in Pakistan after eight years on death row for blasphemy plans to leave the country soon, her family said Thursday, and authorities said they arrested two prisoners last month for conspiring to kill her. Radical Islamists mounted rallies across the...
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Protesters on boats oppose as workers of Japan's central government resumed work at a disputed U.S. military base relocation site on the southern island of Okinawa, at Henoko in Nago city, Okinawa prefecture, Japan, Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018. The Defense Ministry's local branch said an early stage of landfill work at Henoko on Okinawa's east coast began Thursday morning.(Koji Harada/Kyodo News via AP)
October 31, 2018 - 8:34 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's central government resumed work at a disputed U.S. military base relocation site on Okinawa on Thursday even though residents see the project as an undemocratic imposition on the small southern island. An early stage of landfill work at Henoko on Okinawa's east coast began...
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This undated Pennsylvania Department of Transportation photo shows Robert Bowers, the suspect in the deadly shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018. (Pennsylvania Department of Transportation via AP)
October 31, 2018 - 11:06 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Latest on the funerals of the victims of the massacre at the synagogue in Pittsburgh (all times local): 2 p.m. The suspect in the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre has been indicted by a federal grand jury. The indictment, which was expected, was announced Wednesday. It charges...
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President Donald Trump, accompanied by first lady Melania Trump, left, and Tree of Life Rabbi Jeffrey Myers, right, places a stone from the White House at a memorial for those killed at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
October 31, 2018 - 12:40 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to Pittsburgh (all times local): 8:25 p.m. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says the president's visit to the Pittsburgh synagogue where 11 people were slain in the worst act of anti-Semitic violence in American...
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